Learning and Development Trainer

Location: Field - South & South East

West Midlands

Other information: Location: South

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 depending on experience + Company Car

Reference #: 129302

About the Role:

We are looking for a Learning and Development Trainer to support our South Region. You will be responsible for identifying development gaps and learning needs as well as designing and delivering effective Learning & Development solutions that are aligned to the Wolseley UK business strategy.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Design and delivery of training on a range of topics such as induction, health & safety, product, sales and Service training that equip our colleagues and their managers to be successful in their roles.
  • Create a clear development training pathway for colleagues aligned to an academic framework.
  • Support and identify the development needs of colleagues and create a range of interventions designed to build capability aligned to our business needs, including benchmarking, profiling and capability assessment.
  • Work with L&D internal stakeholders and subject matter experts and professional third parties to implement development activity that is relevant, appropriate and cost effective.
  • Develop working relationships up to middle manager level across the business to ensure L&D is championed and supported at all levels.


You will have:

  • Proven track record of delivering a range of training and facilitation topics
  • Experience in designing innovative learning solutions relevant to business needs and capability gaps
  • Knowledge of development techniques that drive increased performance improvement with a clear ROI
  • Experience of Psychological Profiling, Benchmarking and conducting capability assessments
  • Experience in developing online content and managing learning systems

About Wolseley

Wolseley is the world’s largest trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a leading supplier of building materials. Our head office functions are based in Royal Leamington Spa with another major office site in Ripon.

Our company is organised into trading brands, serving distinct customer groups. Our brands are market leaders with outstanding reputations for supplying professionals in the construction and civils market.

Wolseley UK provides an unrivalled daily delivery service to almost 800 branches from our regional distribution centres all backed by a national distribution centre at Royal Leamington Spa. This daily service, supplemented by branch-based vehicles, utilises one of the country’s largest fleets of specially-designed commercial vehicles.

Wolseley UK is the UK operating company of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest specialist distributer of plumbing and heating products. We supply 1.1 million customers with 1 million products carefully sourced from approximately 52,000 suppliers.

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